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Footed Bowl with an Inscription and Vegetal Motifs

late 11th–early 12th century

Stonepaste with carved decoration under transparent purple glaze

4 5/8 x 7 in. (11.75 x 17.78 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.200
The unusual glaze on this bowl was tinted with manganese to create a purple effect. Only a few examples with such coloring survive.
Culture: 
Islamic, Iranian, Persian
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Country Yazd, Iran
Status: 
On view
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.